Gotcha plugs or cigar minnows from the Gulf State Park Pier will usually yield great Spanish catches.
With many anglers headed offshore to enjoy the extended red snapper season, (more…)
Underutilized fish are inspiring new recipes for chefs on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
Some of you reading this might remember when triggerfish were considered ‘trash fish.’ Triggerfish (more…)
Use lighter tackle if you’re looking to catch whiting.
The recent rain may have made it a little difficult to lounge about on the beach, but it was a blessing in disguise for those (more…)
Family-friendly Gulf Shores and Orange Beach might not be the first place you’d consider for a microbrewery business, but when a family with deep roots in the area makes a great brew, the whole thing makes sense.
Big Beach Brewing Company, located (more…)
I can always feel a smile creep across my face when newbies to the Alabama beaches remark about how beautiful the beaches are. I think it’s partly because I know it’s true and partly because it’s nice to hear others reaffirm what we born-and-bred Alabamians (more…)
A coast full of adventure and hometown hospitality is what you will find when you visit the white-sand beaches of Alabama. My home is in Iowa, and I have found that Alabama’s beaches offer culture unlike anywhere else.
Alabama’s Coastal Connection (more…)
Taking the family to the beach this season? Ready to soak up the sun’s rays and let the stresses of life melt away? Family beach vacations make up some of our family’s best travel memories, but getting there can be a little stressful.
Below are some (more…)
Catch bigger snapper by using bigger bait.
One reason why I love red snapper season is quite simply it is great for our angling egos! Most days red snapper are cooperative on the (more…)
You can catch enough white trout for that Memorial Day fish fry.
The trout fishing is on fire along the Alabama Gulf Coast. The speckled trout (spotted seatrout if you’re a purist) (more…)
It’s always nice to vacation with the family. But if you really want to relax, you know a girlfriend getaway is the best escape – especially when it’s to a place as beautiful as Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama.
The beaches of Alabama are still (more…)